Hiranya Vitharana ELA 30-1 Ms.Astra 05.22.2020 The Journey Home To Ganesh Talai Film industries make so many films with an insight into emotions, excitement, drama. But do we realize the lessons that each film teaches us? About life or death, losing or gaining, do we realize the key motif of the film is teaching us about truths in life. In the film, Lion directed by Garth Davis is about how a five year old boy named Saroo gets adopted by an Australian couple after he steps onto a train and gets lost hundreds of kilometres from home and 25 years later sets out to find his lost family. Garth Davis uses cinematography to add depth to the theme of the film, finding one's origins. In this film, Davis added emotion through angles and sounds to demonstrate the true story which sets the powerful story of Saroo reuniting with this mother. Davis shows through fine editing skills and camera angles through the eyes of Saroo to show how powerful one’s mind is in allowing an individual to go back in time to find the hidden truth they've been longing for, realizing obstacles helps one discover that giving up isn’t an option and that everything happens for a reason and how we may not even realize we're taking our family for granted until they are gone from us. An individual's origin shapes who they truly are on the inside even though it’s not visibly seen. The mind allows an individual to release their true identity through constant visions of one’s past. Memories are full of sacred truths that once released can unlock a longing secret in their life. In the film Lion, Davis presented flashbacks and clips of scenes the main character doesn’t witness through camera angles and sound effects to give a feel to the audience about the situation the main character is experiencing throughout the movie. The scene when Saroo realizes he is lost and his
Hiranya Vitharana ELA 30-1 Ms.Astra 05.22.2020 biological family is somewhere looking for him was demonstrated through a flashback. Saroo witnessing these flashbacks gets an uncontrollable sense of emotions when he has a connection with his past. The scene where he was in the kitchen and recognizes his childhood favourite sweet Jalebis, he is reconnected with a flashback of when he
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- Biology, Parent, Sibling, Saroo